This year, FGI-Dallas is providing over $60,000 to area fashion students. This keynote speaker and international fashion model, Erin Wasson, will share her journey about her glamorous career walking the runways of fashion’s most prestigious designers and gracing the covers of magazines. The theme is focused on “The Future of Fashion,” paying homage to the next generation of fashion designers. Students submit designs in five apparel and accessory categories and two merchandising categorKembies to receive scholarship awards ranging from tuition and expenses to the esteemed Paris American Academy Excellence Award to scholarships from $500 to $2,500, and a grand prize scholarship of $10,000. A Celebrity Judges Choice Award of $2500 will be given on stage in a "Project Runway" type presentation.